Master of Science in Health Informatics
The Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) is a specialized program of study to serve the increasing workforce needs in the area of health information technology. The curriculum utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to include health care delivery concepts coupled with information technology in a changing environment.Courses are designed to prepare graduates in the area of privacy and security of health care information, leadership and policy within the health care environment, as well as emerging concepts in information technology as related to the health care setting.
Potential Career Opportunities
Possible career avenues for graduates of the program include emerging health care areas such as:
- Health Information Exchange (HIE)
- Public health analysis
- Careers related to the improvement of quality health care and innovative health care ideology
- Training opportunities within health information technology applications
- Research opportunities
Graduates will be encouraged to focus on areas of research and choose electives to aid in accomplishing personal career goals within the area of health information technology.